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Let's see pics of game rooms!


By erak

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    #421 7 years ago

    That vice city girl came out great! From a distance I thought it was that fold ip poster that came with the game!

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    #488 7 years ago

    That has to take the "coolest arcade entrance" award with flying colors! Too cool!

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    #729 6 years ago

    Nice T-rex! My wife got me mine for Christmas a looong while back and he still rocks!

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    #742 6 years ago

    There is ALWAYS room for one more!! that is a cool bar.

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    #762 6 years ago

    I have bad luck posting pics, but here goes....

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    #764 6 years ago

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    #765 6 years ago

    I am terrible at this!

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    #805 6 years ago

    LOL! Fire hazard arcade is an awesome name! I bet I have more extension cords though. Nice collection and I also like your ohio state sign

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    #896 6 years ago

    Wow, that is an awesome log cabin pin room!

    4 months later
    #1084 6 years ago

    Those are the opposite of clear ice cubes!

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    #1200 6 years ago

    I like the front end of he car crashing thru the wall light!

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    #1380 6 years ago

    might as well ditch the couch now.....that wall is gonna look cool behind a row of pins!

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    #1555 5 years ago

    Pinster, since you're going...mind picking me up on the way?

    #1563 5 years ago
    Quoted from rotordave:

    I just flew from NZ to Germany to play in the IFPA ...
    3/4 of the way around the world to play pinball
    rd.

    Is there such a thing as 3/4? I think they just fly the other way once it's further than 1/2!

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    #1701 5 years ago

    drool.....I could live at that bar!

    3 months later
    #1995 5 years ago

    Beautiful space, molspin

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    #2016 5 years ago

    Hoy cow, dj........sweet!

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    #2122 5 years ago

    awesome stripper pole!

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    #2296 5 years ago

    The eye mod looks sweet on that cat!

    edit...beat me by a minute!

    #2326 5 years ago
    Quoted from MustangPaul:

    Nice but wow they barely fit.

    wall to wall pins! best way to do it

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    #2378 5 years ago

    that door is the coolest thing ever!

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    #2532 5 years ago

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    Love me some alien abduction!

    #2544 5 years ago

    Dan, that wrap around bar is kick-ass! Looks like a great time.

    #2559 5 years ago
    Quoted from PC-Pin-NC:

    OK, since DanQ has been put on notice for this, I will jump in. From Mirriam Webster:
    ir·re·gard·less (nonstandard)
    : regardless
    Usage Discussion of IRREGARDLESS
    Irregardless originated in dialectal American speech in the early 20th century. Its fairly widespread use in speech called it to the attention of usage commentators as early as 1927. The most frequently repeated remark about it is that “there is no such word.” There is such a word, however. It is still used primarily in speech, although it can be found from time to time in edited prose. Its reputation has not risen over the years, and it is still a long way from general acceptance. Use regardless instead.

    He intentionally used the word because it would push his buttons.

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    #3335 4 years ago
    Quoted from chuckwurt:

    Mines a joke compared to all these, but I like it.

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    Man cave is a man cave.... tons of room in there!

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    #3378 4 years ago

    three whirlwinds?! you can barely hang onto one topper!

    #3383 4 years ago

    LOL...speaker panel....that was me being too lazy to check......I knew ya lost something And looking closer, I see you invited two sets of twins over!

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    #3401 4 years ago

    closed Sundays?! That's some bullshit right there!

    #3410 4 years ago

    I tbink you were joking back, but just wanted to clarify that my bullshit comment was just meant as a wise crack

    #3414 4 years ago

    I have to settle for fold-up oval table.. if I had the room, I would LOVE a table like that!

    #3416 4 years ago
    Quoted from chuckwurt:

    Do you like yours? Where did you get it? I host a 30 man tournament every year, and I need three ten person tables that can fold up if possible.

    I do like mine. Got it on amazon when they had a free shipping deal. I think I only paid like 175 bucks with free shipping. Felt top, drink holders, and pretty sturdy. Still not anything like a nice wooden table, but it would be perfect for a tourney. I have about 8 games a year here so its perfect, as folded up it hides in the corner most of the time.

    #3423 4 years ago

    cool little cove for the cocktail!

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    #3444 4 years ago

    eeew....that was behind the sheetrock?

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    #3557 4 years ago

    Max....that room is friggin' awesome.

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    #3641 4 years ago

    your basement is bigger than my house

    #3692 4 years ago
    Quoted from forensicd:

    Painted it myself, using wall paint samples from Lowes! When all finished, it will look like the side of a b-24, in homage to my grandfather.

    Damn....nice job!

    #3721 4 years ago

    I call it my "basement."

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    #4215 4 years ago

    I give the drum set 6 months.

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    #4220 4 years ago

    That is the biggest glory hole I have ever seen.

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    #4970 3 years ago
    Quoted from AlexSMendes:

    Very nice details.... loved the Nascar race car hanging on the ceiling, and the car floor mats on the floor!

    here's my nascar
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    #4975 3 years ago

    That looks awesome! Did you turn the light fixture upside down to light it up? I removed it and put color changing led strips inside.

    #4977 3 years ago

    Aah. I see. I made a shield for the bottom so light did not come out and glare off of everything. I usually hang with just neons and pins on and those tubes are BRIGHT!

    #4994 3 years ago

    I ahve a 1/2 size nascar hood on the ceiling IMG_20150904_114748_709.jpg

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    #5111 3 years ago

    beautiful house Guess the neighbors like you already unless you broke in to take that pic! Prediction: within 1 year, media room=pin space

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    #5150 3 years ago
    Quoted from MustangPaul:

    I don't see a mirror.

    That's why you always get caught!

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    #5211 3 years ago

    Man....gorgeous...I lived in Dillon for a bit and enjoyed the scenery. Now I am stuck back in Jersey!

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    #5224 3 years ago

    MM is waaaay better than MMR!!!

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    #5324 3 years ago

    Damn you....every time you post pics of that room I feel inadequate!

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    #5363 3 years ago

    Sweet!

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    #5472 3 years ago

    Love that carpet and pool table

    #5482 3 years ago

    Holy hell, RD....can you move that chair away from MB before someone scuffs the cab!!!

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    #5517 3 years ago

    I give that pool table two months. Lol

    #5548 3 years ago

    Lmao!

    #5573 3 years ago

    Bubble hockey =gone!

    #5575 3 years ago

    My buddy has that hockey light/siren too. He also found a Budweiser one that automatically sounds every time his (lousy) devils score I told him at least he will save on batteries as a devils fan.

    #5634 3 years ago

    Those lights are awesome. I would want them if I had a ridiculously cool ceiling like that, but I wonder how they would look in my basement with a normal drop ceiling? Two things....where did you get them, and why did Brian have to ruin that video by jumping?

    #5649 3 years ago
    Quoted from sleazius:

    I used weather proof 24v LED strips in my Shadow line and use repeaters with a wall mounted controller to sync the whole lot - it wasn't cheap but the effect is cool. The only issue is where The Shadow line is directly over 4 pins, these machines are unplayable with the LEDs on.
    I'll put up a photo when it gets dark.

    Turn off the lights!

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    #5716 3 years ago
    Quoted from RDReynolds:

    That's a shot from Christmas Eve...empty slot in pin row soon to be taken up by Star Wars.

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    Cool....is that a "sawed off" pacman cab, or a cabaret that was made like that?/Never seen that

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    #5923 3 years ago

    Awesome to see kids enjoying pins. They look truly happy

    #5982 3 years ago

    Cool picture. I think I'd like a NF someday.

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    #6028 3 years ago
    Quoted from frankmac:

    The Basement game cave!!

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    That super Mario Bros looks just like a WOZ when the lights are on!

    #6035 3 years ago

    Dayummmmm

    #6043 3 years ago

    You don't happen to work on State street, do you?

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    #6119 3 years ago
    Quoted from tdunbar:

    Hobby Lobby Arcade sign with outdoor Xmas lights. used die to cut holes for leds. Might be able to make another but need to find a better way to hold the lights in, mine I hot glued them but was a mess. Thinking of using those plastic electrical snap lock collar like thingies. took a lot of time to cut out the metal for holes for the lights and where like 49 holes to cut with the die.

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    That's a great idea, I have that sign hanging and now I think I'm gonna have to do this!

    #6154 3 years ago
    Quoted from Blitzburgh99:

    Is there a way to look at pics only on this thread? Thread is getting too long and there is a lot of talk in between pic posts.

    Nope.

    #6159 3 years ago
    Quoted from Wickerman2:

    start a "gameroom pics only NO TALKING!!" thread

    We would talk anyway

    #6165 3 years ago

    Word.

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    #6330 3 years ago
    Quoted from ramegoom:

    After having a couple of months under my belt of room usage, and moving a few machines around, I have the following observations:
    1. Keep pins separated by at least 15 in. in order to have access to the back box without disturbing the footprint.
    2. If you have any bowlers, you need to keep a distance apart from both the back wall and the right side; you will need to open the machines occasionally (hinged right) and access the rear of the back box.
    3. Overhead lighting is critical to the pinball areas. You need to avoid glare from the can lights which would be seen on the glass by the machine player. Keep the lighting at a steep angle to the glass and you will avoid that.
    4. I didn't finish the ceiling and am forever glad that I didn't. I have since put extra electrical outlets in various places to accommodate string LED lighting along the entire perimeter of the walls and those outlets, placed strategically, made life simple. Since I blacked out the ceiling, a quick flat black rattle-can touch up for electrical outlets and wiring, and you'd never notice them. I put the Ebay LED string lights up using those 16 color controllers, linked each power outlet with remote outlet controls from Amazon, and have currently settled on the lowest intensity blue lights all around. Way cool.
    5. Lack of carpet makes moving the machines around much easier. I went with a metallic floor surface, and have waxed it with "Cherry Wax" to give the gloss shine a shot in the arm. Cleanup is a snap using a dusting mop. And, mopping the floor near the outside entrance is easy and effective. Spill a glass of wine, no problem. After two former carpeted game rooms, I can say I'd never recommend carpeting again. Polished or coated concrete is the only way to go.
    6. I was concerned about lack of ceiling insulation and potential noise, but it turned out well. The overall noise from pins, bowlers, arcade machines and slot machines turns out to be a great mix of ambiance, and you can still hear the TVs over it all.
    7. The heating system really doesn't get much use. With all machines in operation, total heat generated warms the room nicely. I'll probably be complaining about it this summer, but that's what air conditioning is all about.
    8. I added several outlets at 6 ft. off the floor for neon signs, so no cords are visible. That was a good move, but I kind of wish I installed more of them. Placement of neons can be convenient if you have more outlets to choose from. No real downside to too many outlets.
    9. I installed a small angle-shaped "Prize Cage" and so glad I did. Lots of kid stuff in the room, and the cage does the trick. Loaded with cotton candy, mini Chinese gumball machines and small toys, the kids have a memorable visit there. They trade tickets won by the skee ball machine for prizes. The crane game and skee ball keep kids in their own little world. And, all the tokens for multiple slots are stored there.
    It's been a fun project so far.

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    1. If I had room to space games, I would agree, however moving a game once in a while to access another for repair is worth it to me to accommodate an extra game in the room

    5. I would never have a game room without carpeting. Spending hours at a time on your feet on concrete is miserable IMO. So much nicer to have some padding on the entire floor rather than a mat to perch on while playing.

    10. You have a beautiful gameroom. Awesome to have a gynormous space like that and it is set up beautifully

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    #6381 3 years ago

    That red couch could be three more pins!!!

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    #6477 3 years ago

    Looks awesome and I want that jukebox! I would think the hockey pucks would cause beer spills if drunks are putting drinks down not exactly on top of them, but they look cool.

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    #6561 3 years ago

    New neon

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    #6563 3 years ago
    Quoted from Thor-NL:

    Dammit yzfguy!! You keep shoving that gorgeous AFM in my face, first in the WH2O thread, now here....
    Made me start searching again

    LOL, thanks! I don't think it's a very far trip from Breda to New Jersey, come on over and play

    #6565 3 years ago

    Oh, I feel real bad for the guy with a TZ and MM! Great taste in creech and wh20 by the way

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    #6620 3 years ago

    I am so close to buying this, but not sure if it's a really really cold fridge. Anyone who has one confirm? I bought what I thought was a good one with a tinted glass door because it looks nice, be ut it doesn't get super cold.

    #6624 3 years ago
    Quoted from Nevus:

    I love my Marshall mini.

    Nevus...does it keep beer super cold? All of them claim to, but I would hate to buy another that forces me to stick the next round in the freezer to get them good and cold.

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    #6708 3 years ago
    Quoted from Blitzburgh99:

    AGREE! If only there was a way to filter out all the chit chat and just look at pics, it would be REALLY awesome...

    I like the chit.....the chat not so much

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    #6769 3 years ago

    I'm a grower, not a show-er.

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    #6793 3 years ago

    Ya need to mount that up on the wall!

    #6803 3 years ago

    Holy shit.

    #6822 3 years ago
    Quoted from xfassa:

    Quick video of my basement arcade.
    » YouTube video

    My God I feel inadequate!

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    #6936 3 years ago
    Quoted from Spitfiren8:

    Got a few newcomers, had to play gameroom tetris but they all "fit".

    LOL , I love how the tron arcade game "fits"

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    #7059 2 years ago
    Quoted from PW79:

    Working on the 120" theater now
    One corner at a time.
    The pace of progress slows drastically as I bring my toys back in. I fear I'm a new couch & pinball machine away from never finishing... if you know what I mean.

    Sweet!

    #7066 2 years ago
    Quoted from rcbrown316:

    current collection. the wall of 5 classic bally's and sterns are all my restorations minus the black knight I sold. also added my first arcade. ultimate arcade 2. I like it. it feels almost like the real deal on a bunch of the games. the games are starting to creep into the pool table area. we never play pool. If I have a party or something I can move some pins out but parties require interaction with large groups of humans. not real appealing lol...

    Nice!

    #7107 2 years ago
    Quoted from Deaconblooze:

    I don't look down on those people, but I do wonder why someone would choose an electronic board (the full uprights are quite expensive) when a good bristle board will run you $60. A simple wall mounted cork/bristle board also takes up practically no space, and when placed on an exterior wall is really quite quiet. Some people worry that steel tip darts are too dangerous, but how many times have you been hit with a plastic tip dart? You just need to be the slightest bit careful, and make sure you leave darts out of the reach of children.
    The sound (a nice muted thud) and "feel" of a dart landing into a bristle board is infinitely more satisfying to me than the clank of a plastic dart finding it's way into a hole on an electronic board.
    I don't play a lot of darts, but I'm always happy it's there when I feel like throwing a few rounds. I'm always surprised more people don't have them. It's probably one of the cheapest hobbies I've ever gotten involved in. All of the costs are up front, nothing is ever down for maintenance, and even the best of equipment is only going to cost you around $100.

    The man is passionate about darts.

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    #7147 2 years ago

    Sweet fireplace and aquarium bar...like a mini mirage casino check in desk

    #7168 2 years ago

    They are called crazy lights. If you google it they come in kits with the correct amount of strips four your room size and the proper amount of power supplies, which are added in-line along the way. The effects work as if they are one continuous strip, and worth the price over individual strips that don't sync up.

    #7174 2 years ago

    They are just LEDs......can't imagine they use that much juice.

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    #7242 2 years ago
    Quoted from thunderstorm:

    Haven't had much change in my gameroom lately, altho, i did have a photoshoot happen last week, here's a couple pictures i thought you guys might like, and be nice, these girls are sweethearts and friends.
    also considering making a calendar? any interest? there were 12 girls over at this shoot.

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    #7302 2 years ago
    Quoted from Roostking:

    I just have to say that you know a pin is good when its in nearly every game room it seems. Metallica for the win!!!

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    I concur!

    #7303 2 years ago

    Double post

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    #7332 2 years ago

    As cool as all those games are, I agree it's too many for the room.

    #7356 2 years ago
    Quoted from erak:

    Got these letters on clearance from Michael's craft store. and added them to my games room. Changing out 2 games soon. So in a few days the lineup will be different.

    Cool, they came with lights in them?

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    #7483 2 years ago
    Quoted from PhilGreg:

    One of them is listed at 650 not working, the other 1800. I was valuing it at about 1500$. Yeah traded my FT for it and got cash back too.
    The guys came to make the switch in my basement with their escalera , and I talked their ear off about pinball as is the unwritten rule Nice chaps, too!

    I would never trust anyone who came to my house wearing chaps.

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    #7556 2 years ago

    LOL...the glow bowl is awesome! Great room. My foosball table lasted about 10 minutes once I discovered pins

    #7570 2 years ago
    Quoted from ramegoom:

    Nah. Too much maintenance.
    There is more to life - than pinball machines.

    WHAT?!?!?!

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    #7681 2 years ago
    Quoted from xsvtoys:

    HAH! You're filling up that giant space already??? I wish I had that problem </envious>

    Not to point out the obvious, but those games could be moved closer together!

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    #7732 2 years ago
    Quoted from NPO:

    I remember everyone told me my pool table would be gone. I told them: "Don't think so..."

    I aim to make sure I am not wrong .

    I think they meant "should"

    #7737 2 years ago
    Quoted from DanQverymuch:

    I wouldn't say that was a blatant ad. He just wants to know if our interested, whatever that means.

    Yeah, but they work their way into lots of threads.

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    #7770 2 years ago

    Man.... That hardly ever happens in my game room! And yet I'm still enough of a nerd to notice the afm topper on Ss....

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    #7876 2 years ago
    Quoted from Jason1413:

    Still not 100% done but it's useable. We've been down hanging out here a lot on the weekends lately. I did this all myself and with the help of a friend with drywall.

    Awesome room! Is that a baby Oscar?

    #7880 2 years ago
    Quoted from Jason1413:

    2800 caps. Coated with a half inch think layer of epoxy. I love the way it turned out.

    Well, come on already and post more pics!

    #7884 2 years ago

    OMG, that is awesome! And now I NEED a "don't spit on the floor" sign! LMAO

    #7896 2 years ago
    Quoted from MustangPaul:

    Anybody spit on my floor would be going to the the hospital.

    Curious....how are the LEDs on the GB head on while the game is off? Are they on a separate switch? I need to play a GB premium... I think I am starting to want one

    #7901 2 years ago
    Quoted from Pinzap:

    Come a long way in a short time... still need to work on IJ cabinet and chrome... but otherwise pretty happy. Oh yeah, Gotta convince wife that 5 is a nice number... darts are overrated.

    Wow, nice room! I dunno, as much as I love cramming pins in..... That dartboard makes good use of space that might be too hot for a pin if that fireplace is used...unless it's just the angle. Man, I would love a nice fireplace like that, beautiful.

    #7925 2 years ago

    I love the gimp hiding in the dark corner!

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    #7984 2 years ago
    Quoted from RefugeNate:

    Spent the weekend putting a little rustic charm to my pinball room. DYI pallet wall. Nice accent wall for the games.

    That looks awesome! That is really scrap pallets??

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    #8158 2 years ago

    That eyeball lamp is cool as hell!

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    #8206 2 years ago

    That skateboard is hysterical

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    #8297 2 years ago

    TWO poker tables!

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    #8351 2 years ago
    Quoted from WackyBrakke:

    This is soon to be my new game room! I'll have room for 12 machines. Complete with a bar! We close on 4/11 and move in 4/14

    Wow, congrats- beautiful home!

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    #8388 2 years ago

    That theatre seating will be gone in no time!

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    #8435 2 years ago
    Quoted from rcbrown316:

    Same game room. Updated collection. NEW CAMERA

    Love the kiddie corral in the foreground

    #8518 2 years ago
    Quoted from rcbrown316:

    no on gatherings, not a big fan of humans.

    That would explain why you're friends with boppleweez!

    #8524 2 years ago

    Damn, Jack. That's a sweet gameroom but it's gonna give me nightmares!

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    #8736 2 years ago

    How do ya play that slot down there on the floor?!

    #8739 2 years ago

    LMAO. Good zing, and even better reason.

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    #9116 1 year ago
    Quoted from jamesmc:

    Wow. Thank you everyone for your complements. We had to leave house for 6 months due to water damage. I could only take 1 of my 8 pins bc we had to go to hotel and then a rental. I found a grail pin and bought it. Pinsider quiting hobby after 30 years. Bought the Indy, then MM, and CC from same guy. Ended up with lineup which I dreamt of. Went from 8 to 6 but these are my dream pins. Bought the others from other pinsiders for what I felt was fair pricing. Hard to find guys selling great machines where I live for fair prices. I intend to sell a few after granddaughter graduates high school in the same spirit which others did for me in this community. I am very appreciative of the guys who sold me their machines and intend to sell back to this group so others can enjoy these great games. Which is good news. Bad news is she's in 3rd grade. So I get to enjoy until then. Thanks everyone for the comments. There is a lot of good people here who share a lot of good information and I'm very thankful of that.

    Love Godard

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    #9260 1 year ago

    Your wife has a drum room? How cool is that?!

    #9295 1 year ago
    Quoted from weaverj:

    you slow rolled that MET, didn't you?

    LOL, nuthin' worse than a slow roller!

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    #9357 1 year ago
    Quoted from taz:

    Mine is still a work in progress. It's kind of Marvel meets Walking Dead.

    Woah, nice! I would love to have room for shuffleboard. Nevermind that insane bar!

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    #9425 1 year ago
    Quoted from Electronmagic:

    This is my first post, so go easy on me if I mess it up. Here's my game room!

    Holy crap, that's a hell of a cool collection!

    #9467 1 year ago


    Omg, I can't even imagine.

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    #9497 1 year ago
    Quoted from LynnInDenver:

    Go ahead and pick it up. Do be careful of local laws on it, though; here in Colorado, for instance, individuals are only allowed to own pre-1984 slot machines (basically old physical reel types, the exception for "vintage collectors"), the idea being that it eliminates the defense of "it's my private collection" when they go after illegal gambling operations. Some states don't have any restrictions, and a few states ban private ownership completely.
    It doesn't mean they'll come knocking, but it is something to keep in mind, particularly when you have regular gaming parties.

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    #9549 1 year ago

    I think if you scrapped the shuffle bowler, you're all good.

    #9582 1 year ago
    Quoted from RWH:

    Far worse....no Ike and Mikes!!!

    One demerit for getting their names reversed!

    #9591 1 year ago

    "Dancave"

    #9627 1 year ago
    Quoted from Blitzburgh99:

    More pics...less talk.

    Put a shirt on!

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    #9774 1 year ago
    Quoted from benys13:

    pic of my game room

    I love those walls.

    #9780 1 year ago
    Quoted from Boof-Ed:

    Never thought I'd get this many in this room. Extensions needed for any more I think.

    Nice group of games!

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    #9902 1 year ago
    Quoted from jaytrem:

    That's awesome!!! Would love to have a Devils version. How long until the Edmonton guys each have an Oliers??? Cool stuff you guys have up there. Could use that zamboni for the river behind my house, feels like Alberta here.

    Why make a devils version? You'd beat it every time!

    #9904 1 year ago
    Quoted from jaytrem:

    Picture of my new topper for ya.

    LOL, touche

    #9910 1 year ago
    Quoted from radium:

    Damn, I spent all day putting IN a duck border

    LMAO!

    #9926 1 year ago

    I'd find a different contractor.

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    #9982 1 year ago
    Quoted from ramegoom:

    I've been feeding my beast lately, and now it's almost maxed out. Almost. Here's a 7 minute, pre-party walk-thru:
    » YouTube video

    Drool.

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    #10100 1 year ago
    Quoted from DJNOEL30:

    Moved the games around in the loft. How does it look? Total Nuclear Annihilation will be joining the collection in May!

    holy hell is that cool!

    #10113 1 year ago
    Quoted from MustangPaul:

    WOW! We don't have that in MN.

    Jeez... The opposite of a bulk discount!

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    #10311 1 year ago
    Quoted from jidorman:

    It's a brownstone (row house), so we only have 2 walls that have outside exposure. The thing was built in the 1870's. That cellar was a dirty 6 foot high space barely capable of dry storage. When they said they could make it a liveable floor, that meant I could have a game room. They swear it's going to be waterproof. We don't ask a lot of questions. We do write a lot of checks.

    People still pay with checks?

    #10352 1 year ago
    Quoted from BudManPinFan:

    That UFO light is cool as hell, it would look great next to an AFM.

    I just said that! Mind sharing where it came from?

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    #10539 1 year ago

    Hate to break it to you, but the cat has defeated your security gate

    #10575 1 year ago
    Quoted from gliebig:

    I'm converting a small 8.5'x21' storage room in my basement into another game room. Trying to figure out how many games I can cram in there.

    I'm thinkin' 8

    #10610 1 year ago

    That arcade cabinet looks like a time out kid being punished in the corner!

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    #10724 1 year ago

    Looks like an acdc to me!

    #10742 1 year ago
    Quoted from RonSS:

    Just added a dart board, getting cramped on that wall, time to expand!

    www.elipticalremovalservices.com

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    #10884 1 year ago

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    #10887 1 year ago
    Quoted from Colsond3:

    "Meters to Feets"? Now if only Brent would pay for an app for once instead of the freebie versions with incorrect grammar.

    I had just assumed the app was made by the same silly people measuring in meters.

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    #10943 1 year ago
    Quoted from gliebig:

    That rug really brings the room together.

    LoL

    #10975 1 year ago
    Quoted from jorge5240:

    We have a lot of parties so I figured I give a list of what gets played by different demographics and most in general.
    1 Pac-Man battle royale. This was a great buy. Kids love it, not intimidating, great drinking game. If you have the room it is a great purchase.
    2 terminator salvation kids love it easy to play. Is repetitive but for parties a big hit.
    3 moto GP my kids love it. It is probably second favorite to Pac-Man right now. Adult males seem to love it. Want a second one to race.
    4 skeeball easy and can play a quick game. Gets lots of play.
    5 claw machine- my dad laughed at me when I bought this but a huge hit. We let the kids win as many prizes as possible and then let them each take one home.
    6 slot machines- older people love the slots. Like crack to them. My wife is a pretty big fan as well.
    7. Poker table- used to get hundreds of hours of play. Sadly had kids and my games have dried up. Miss this one
    Things that I thought get more play-
    Mario carts. They do alright but kids sometimes can’t reach the pedals.
    Bubble hockey just got it but takes some skill and intimidating to some.
    Big buck hunter- great game. I love it but just not easy to walk up and play. Doesn’t get the play I thought it would. Have zombies which you think would be a big hit.
    Finally and unfortunately pinball. If I don’t have a group of middle aged dudes over the odds out I will have a bunch four player games started that are never finished. I love pins and they are for me. But for our parties not the biggest hits.
    On the list once I get more spaces-
    DDR- wife wants one bad
    Jurassic Park arcade- whole family wants one
    Battle pod. This is mad dad’s baby. I know it is linear but this is what the man wants.
    Dart machine- I want one because I like drinking games but my wife is scared the kids will kill themselves
    Whac a mole- this for the kids. Think they would love it.

    Don't blame yer kids..... I have two kids and never stopped having poker games. It's good to have a little adult time too

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    #11066 1 year ago
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    #11068 1 year ago
    Quoted from hlaj78:

    Looks like you have room for another pin.

    lol, yep. I can actually fit two more along that wall, I recently downsized as much as I miss having two more games, I love room to get in between to mod/fix without pulling the game out. Plus I can now see my side art. At least for now.

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    #11163 12 months ago
    Quoted from snaroff:

    Subterranean gameroom/garage accessible via private elevator.

    With garage doors and a house number?! Crazy!

    #11245 11 months ago
    Quoted from MustangPaul:

    That's your gameroom?

    Treehouse game rooms rock!

    #11272 11 months ago
    Quoted from neverahighscore:

    No one here drinks it either!

    I tried one once years ago..... I think it was worse than Corona.

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    #11330 11 months ago
    Quoted from ramegoom:

    Walkout project. Started out as a 48 x 48 in. window. Began excavating
    [quoted image]
    Cut out the house foundation for a doorway
    [quoted image]
    Added the steps and concrete
    [quoted image]
    Finished view from the inside. Custom door 44 in. wide, 7.5 ft. high
    [quoted image]

    I would be so paranoid about that drain clogging!

    #11359 10 months ago
    Quoted from ramegoom:

    Oddly, the snow is minimal. Even compared to living in the Chicago area. It's one of northern Colorado's best kept secrets.
    It's the sun; they rarely even plow snow here because the sun takes it away. And no salt, unlike IL.
    Now, western Colorado is a different story. In Vail they get several feet of snow - and they're thrilled if they get three feet overnight. All about skiing.

    Lived in summit county back in the early 90s(Dillon). First Halloween there we got about four feet of snow

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    #11475 10 months ago
    Quoted from ViperVS:

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    Wow, I like the black and grey. Makes your games pop!

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    #11526 10 months ago
    Quoted from Buzz:

    Bar snacks are the best!!!
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    Pistachios?! They are gonna make a MESS!

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    #11650 9 months ago
    Quoted from Plumonium:

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    Oh, the horror of seeing ft and wh20 decapitated

    #11681 9 months ago
    Quoted from gamera9:

    One of my wife's coworkers painted the walls.
    Looks better in person. Looks fantastic with the lights off and all the pins on.

    Pics!

    #11721 9 months ago
    Quoted from bicyclenut:

    PLEASE keep posting about your project. Ive been thinking of doing the same as you and want to see how it turns out and how many games you get in there.

    Aren't ya going to have to have constant air conditioning/ climate control in there? My shed gets hot as hell inside.

    #11730 9 months ago
    Quoted from zermeno68:

    Amen to that!!! I just bought my first NIB Metallica Premium recently!! That really hurt saving money to outright buy it with Kids. I have two kids in daycare that is has a "low" monthly cost of $1400 a month!!!! That is almost matches my house mortgage!
    I'm waiting for the day my kids are no longer in daycare to save of some of it to buy more pins. Until then, I check this thread to see other pinheads collections.

    LOL, after daycare comes even more expenses.....it only gets worse

    #11759 9 months ago

    Oh, hell yeah..... That cocktail table would be on Craigslist!

    #11800 8 months ago
    Quoted from MustangPaul:

    But that's only 9.

    I count 12. There's what appears to be an em way down at the end, and two in the foreground.

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    #11843 8 months ago
    Quoted from Nepi23:

    Oh damn, what to do with all this space??!!
    [quoted image]

    Play checkers?

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    #11886 8 months ago
    Quoted from Vic_Camp:

    I had the same Seeburg Juke box for over 30 years and played perfect without any issues. It has a powerful great sound too.
    Just last year or so I gave it away for free to a collector who bought my Bally Nitro Ground Shaker that I also had for 30 years.

    Very nice! Let me know when the next buy one get one free event is

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    #11956 7 months ago
    Quoted from Minneapolispin:

    Today at the office, as part of this “team building and inclusion” workshop, we were asked to show a photo to the group of something that was very special to us. Apologies to the lady and kid...
    [quoted image]

    LOL, what kinda reactions did you get?

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    #12073 7 months ago
    Quoted from bangerjay:

    One of these days...
    [quoted image]

    That couch is taking up room where pins could be!

    #12075 7 months ago

    LOL, and that UNICYCLE?!

    #12085 7 months ago
    Quoted from Blitzburgh99:

    I don’t put batteries in mine. Im afraid of them leaking. I just put a tree light close to light it up a little.

    They are button cell watch batteries, fire those puppies up!

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    #12295 6 months ago
    Quoted from jrockne:

    Quick poll:
    I’m trying to decide between these two carpet tiles for a 13x19’ foot game room. Part of me thinks the stars are too busy for the space... What do you think?
    [quoted image][quoted image]

    That crib is in the way.

    #12314 6 months ago
    Quoted from MustangPaul:

    I have an open ceiling painted flat black with 3 light fixtures with these in them plus 4, 15 ft bl led strips and a 20 inch bl florescent under each game and the carpet lights up perfectly even with lit pf's on the ceiling and all games on. [quoted image]

    What kinda crazy wacky fixture contraption is that?!

    #12318 6 months ago
    Quoted from kciaccio:

    This might be nicer...
    amazon.com link »

    Now he's just looking at that wondering if he can use it to make an even bigger contraption!

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    #12390 6 months ago

    LMAO!

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    #12426 6 months ago
    Quoted from arcademojo:

    Final line up change to the main gameroom. All games working with just a few little bugs to work out yet in 3 games.
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    "Final" LMAO!

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    #12536 5 months ago
    Quoted from OLDPINGUY:

    Finally changed my Ceiling Fans to these...Got so tired of Cabs, and toppers getting wacked by blades, when moving games!
    Highly Recommend![quoted image]

    That's a light and a fan? Very cool, what brand is it?

    #12596 5 months ago
    Quoted from shirkle:

    Someday I’ll finish this basement...
    Anyone have any idea why I have a concrete wall jutting out into this one space (see pictures).]

    To guarantee that's the one you punch after rage quitting a pinball game!

    #12612 5 months ago
    Quoted from schudel5:

    From November last year.[quoted image][quoted image]

    Holy hell.

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    #12688 4 months ago
    Quoted from ramegoom:

    My game room with the polyaspartic coating along with aluminum flakes in the mix. Started with blacking out the ceiling. Applied the floor finish after the initial framing and electrical. Then I had to cover the floor and finish the drywall and paint. [quoted image]

    Where on Earth are you storing all that stuff?? You have one of my favorite rooms on here, I can't believe you moved all that stuff!

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    #12778 4 months ago

    Please don't

    #12821 4 months ago
    Quoted from dudah:

    I moved into my house one year ago (check my post history on this thread) with 5 games, now I've got 11.
    Safe to say, the basement is pretty much at capacity.
    I have a few project games in the garage and some plans to make some little arcade cabinets, so we will see how it will evolve!
    The attached pinball workshop is currently organized chaos - I know where everything is, but it looks like shit.[quoted image][quoted image][quoted image][quoted image][quoted image][quoted image][quoted image][quoted image][quoted image][quoted image][quoted image][quoted image][quoted image][quoted image][quoted image]

    I don't see any toppers in your future

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    #12880 4 months ago
    Quoted from Blitzburgh99:

    Game Room has been filled up and garage has been annexed....
    [quoted image]

    I used to love that off-road game!

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    #12938 3 months ago
    Quoted from mcuzz:

    Good variety in that game room,
    That witch would scare the hell out of me every time tho

    Bro...... That's the guy's wife!

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    #13014 3 months ago
    Quoted from jorge5240:

    Would really love the touch screen music system, but I am nowhere technical and don’t know where to start. Do they sell a system for dummies?
    Right now I am running everything off my iPhone using a rocket fish blue tooth connector. Would love the touch screen on the wall for looks and if it played music videos while the music was playing that would be awesome as well.

    Me too..... If someone put together a "slap this on the wall and enjoy" version, I'd be in

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    #13163 73 days ago

    Cowboy slot machine for the win!

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    #13321 56 days ago
    Quoted from Daveeb2000:

    Just finishing up building a room off the back of my house. The room is around 17'x20' I just built it right on top of my patio slab that was already there. (I did put a footing under the two side walls) I can put 8 Machines along the back wall and could make room for 2 more if I put them back to back in the middle. Now I can give my wife back one of our bedrooms I was using.[quoted image][quoted image][quoted image]

    Orrrrrrr...... Have twice as many pins

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    #13551 15 days ago

    Always evolving.....

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